Sobre a invasão da Grécia pela Itália:
Prime Minister to Mr. Eden (at G. H. Q., Middle East)
[...] Trust you will grasp situations firmly, abandoning negative and passive policies and seizing opportunity which has come into our hands. "Safety first" is the road to ruin in war, even if you had the safety, which you have not. [...]
Churchill, Winston. Their finest hour. Página 477.